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Somerset Phoenix Project

Working alongside professionals and supporting children, young people and families affected by sexual abuse.

A specialist service supporting the development of professionals in Somerset. We are here to reduce the negative impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of children and families living in Somerset

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Somerset Phoenix is a small service provided by Barnardo's and Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS). Providing support, training, consultation, and signposting to professionals supporting children, young people and families affected by child sexual abuse (CSA). We are a small team covering the whole of Somerset. We are not a referral service or a crisis service. If you need crisis intervention, refer to the useful links page.

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For professionals

Information on training courses, professional consultation and guides for supporting children affected by sexual abuse

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For parents & carers

Support for safe carers; peer support groups, information guids, tips for managing behaviour associated with the abuse

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For children & young people

Support and information centered on you, what you need now and in the future

Latest News

latest-news
21 Jul 2021

We are recruiting now!

We are looking to find an amazing practitioner to join our nurturing and wonderful team. We need someone for 18.5hrs per week. If you think this ...

latest-news
15 Jul 2021

Update to Request for Support From

We have updated our Professional Request for Support form, please start using this new form from today. We are also trying to make the process...

latest-news
01 Jul 2021

Ofsted Review of sexual abuse in schools

Ofsted was asked by the government to carry out a rapid review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges. This report on their website summari...

Barnardo's is a charity (216250 / SC037605) and a company limited by guarantee.
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